I LOVE making cards, and the A2 size (or thereabouts) is my favorite… enough space for a little message, but not so much space that I feel I have to write a short novel. So, when I was making cards for my summer camp alumni group the other day, and...Read More »
I recently found out that the mascot of my summer camp – the Gator – was replaced with a pretty, albeit generic, nature scene. The gator had been around for 33 years! Generations of campers see our gator and think of our camp.
So, I am on a personal mission...Read More »
I saw this adorable guy, and knew I wanted to make him for one of the little people in my life. Then my friend had a baby in May. I was already working on a little sweater for the new one, and decided this Socktapus would be a cute...Read More »
I hadn’t done any quilling in a good, long time, so with summer coming to a close, I decided to bust out some strips of paper and see what I could do. I had originally planned to give this to a colleague whose school colors are yellow...Read More »
My very good friend was expecting her second child, another girl. We don’t get to see each other often enough at all… it’s been years now. But I wanted to do something special for her, especially since she’s always doing nice things for me. I’ve made this...Read More »
My cousin had this saying up on his wall at work and posted as a favorite quote on his FB page. I decided to make it into a hat 🙂 And I had to use Green and White for this Spartan family!
US-3 for ribbing
US-4 for pattern
CO 100 stitches...Read More »
Sometimes I get bored with the cards I make, no matter how pretty or cool they look. I just want to add another dimension to my designs. I want them to really POP! That was the case this past year, when I wanted to make a card for a...Read More »
Making cards for girls/women is so much easier. Card-making just lends itself to being foo-foo. But I feel bad that I make my Mom cards for every occasion, and leave my Dad card-less, or with a store-bought one.
So for this birthday, I racked my brain trying to come up...Read More »